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QRCE honors winners of Creative Business Cup competition

Winners of the competition

Tuesday, October 16, 2012– Amman, In an honoring ceremony held at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE) honored the winning projects in the Creative Business Cup Competition, which was organized in the Kingdom by the center

October 18, 2012 3:55 by

In an honoring ceremony held at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE) honored the winning projects in the Creative Business Cup Competition, which was organized in the Kingdom by the center.

The first-place winning team, Dancing Pillow, will pitch their innovative business idea and represent Jordan at the International Creative Business Cup, slated to take place in Denmark in November, 2012. On the other hand, Printati and Shared Meal came in the second and third places respectively.

The competition sponsored by Bank al Etihad and Zain Jordan invited young entrepreneurs from throughout Jordan to come up with innovative business ideas and turn them into successful ventures.

Highlighting the competition’s objectives, the Executive Director of QRCE, Eng. Farhan Kalaldeh, said: “Such initiatives motivate young entrepreneurs from all over the country to enhance their skills and embrace actions directed at upgrading their innovative ideas and transferring them into successful projects that service the community.”

In his comment, Mr. Daniel Sharaiha, Head of Human Resources at Bank al Etihad, expressed the bank adminisration’s pleasure for supporting the competition, saying: “We are glad to take part in this event and celebrate with the Creative Business Cup winners who shared with us their pioneering ideas. This competition has been a platform where Jordanian youth had the chance to unleash their capabilities and contribute to the development of the local society.”


“Success is a story of continuous efforts and not only a matter of luck for one person and not the other. The opportunity is available for everyone to exploit in the best possible manner,” Sharaiha added.

For his part, CEO of Zain Jordan, Ahmad Hanandeh, said: “In Zain Jordan, we are always keen to partner with national institutions, aiming to discover talents and improve the skills of youth who can be an important asset, if we invest in them.”

Praising the high level of professionalism that the participants have shown, the Competition’s Manager, Rawand Madi said: “This competition is a venue where intellectual minds and entrepreneurial spirit merge. I am confident that the outputs of this initiative will enrich the country with leading projects that are truly unique and worthy of attention and fostering.”

It is worth mentioning that organizing this contest was part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), which was hosted by QRCE in the Kingdom. Representatives of several public bodies, private non-profit organizations, and academic institutions took part in the event which aimed at prompting community members to adopt the concept of leadership to service their community.

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About Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE):

A Non-Profit organization established in 2004 to help develop Technology Entrepreneurship in Jordan. The Center is part of El Hassan Science City and El Hassan Business Park, and plays the role of a national Centerof Excellencefor Entrepreneurship.  As part of QRCE strategic plan, the Center is implementing a comprehensive initiative focusing on four key areas: Networking, Recognition & Awareness, Capacity Building & Support, and Funding. Over the last nine years, the center has organized many activities that benefited thousands of entrepreneurs, professionals & students in Jordan. For more information please visit:


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